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Safe travels: Farm Bureau holds annual Rural Road Safety Day

April 17, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Just what you've been waiting for: warm springtime weather so you can hit the highway and travel throughout the area without having to worry about snow and snow plows.

But now, those plows have been replaced with rather large farm equipment that may be traveling not only the back roads, but the main highways too.

That's why the Jefferson County Farm Bureau held its annual Rural Road Safety Day at Fezell's County Market Tuesday to bring awareness to the need for caution.

BOOK SIGNING COMING TO B’S BOOKS IN DOWNTOWN PUNXSY

April 17, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Nestled in the middle of town is a small and cozy book store that is open to book lovers of all kinds. Though it sometimes would be easy for it to go unnoticed, it will make its presence known Friday.

For the full story, see Thursday's print edition of The Spirit.

Little buildings, big lessons

April 17, 2013

ANITA — If you're having trouble navigating your way around the "Weather Capital of the World," instead of checking Google Maps, you can ask the students in Cheri Barenchik's second-grade class at Parkview Elementary School in Anita.

The students once again have created a mini display of Punxsutawney from shoeboxes, said Barenchik, adding that each student has to take a little car and give her directional words on how to travel around from place to place.

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